Who are we?

Welcome to the Art Clay Society. Our organization consists of metal clay artists from around the world who specialize in a wide variety of techniques and media. Members of the Society are often educators in the field of metal clay, though being an educator is certainly not a requirement for membership.

The Art Clay Society sports two types of membership:Signature Members are Society members who also happen to be Art Clay World Certified Instructors & Associate Members who are not Art Clay World Certified Instructors. These members may be certified through another organization or may simply be involved in the field of metal clay solely for their own enjoyment and with no intention of teaching.
The only true requirement for membership in the Art Clay Society is an appreciation of metal clay.


Who can Join?

Anyone! We invite anyone who has an interest in Metal Clay Art Clay Society is open and available for any metal clay artist, teacher, or enthusiast. Once a member, Art Clay Society has no continuing requirements other than our minimal annual dues and continuing enthusiasm for the field of metal clay. Of course, we always hope that Society members desire to take an active role in our organization. There are opportunities for publishing educational articles, displaying artwork, and for participation in local Art Clay Society Chapters.



The Benefits of Joining Art Clay Society:


  • ☆ Downloadable project sheets and demonstrations (always updating)
  • Unrestricted access within the Art Clay Society website, including our open forum and Member Directory
  • Opportunityto join or lead a local Art Clay Society Chapter
  • Discounts or specials on certain conference, convention, or trade show registrations
  • Special offers on specific products from partner companies
  • The Art Clay Society Quarterly, our newsletter, which features articles submitted by members, project ideas, gallery, contest updates and information, and information about new products
  • The Art Clay Society Members’-only discount, a changing quarterly offer only for Society members, such as percentages off of specific products
  • Opportunities to have your work featured in our online Gallery


View a sample of the Art Clay Society Quarterly Newsletter:


Visit Our International Sister Societies:


In the United Kingdom



Art Clay UK Guild








For French-Speaking Artisans



Art Clay Society Gallery